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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Neena Gada
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Neena Gada immigrated to Minnesota in 1967. She was active in both the School of India for Languages and Culture [SILC] and the India Association of Minnesota [IAM]. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Coming to the United States after marriage; meeting other Indian families; involvement in early cultural programs; involvement with the Indo-American Association; participation in the Festival of Nations; involvement in SILC, including recruiting participants and teachers; involvement in the India Club; planning the first India Day activities; importance of teaching her children about Indian culture; recruiting members for IAM; involvement in MAIDA [Minnesota Asian Indian Democratic Association]; and retirement.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
18 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:51:53 running time
Creation Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Narrator: Gada, Mrs. Neena
Subjects East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 07/24/2004
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 119
Accession Number AV2007.24.3
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History'